Review: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

4 STARS Muriel Spark, 1961  ‘Attend to me, girls. One’s prime is the moment one was born for. Now that my prime has begun – Sandy, your attention is wandering. What have I been talking about?’ ‘Your prime, Miss Brodie.’ This short novel, set in the Edinburgh of the 1930s, is a brilliantly structured portrayal…